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bga_534192 - GALLIA BELGICA - REMI (Area of Reims) Potin au guerrier, dit “à l’ange”

GALLIA BELGICA - REMI (Area of Reims) Potin au guerrier, dit “à l’ange” VF
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Type : Potin au guerrier, dit “à l’ange”
Date: c. 60-40 AC.
Mint name / Town : Reims (51)
Metal : potin
Diameter : 19 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 2,56 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Potin présentant des manques sinon bel état. Patine foncée
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Exemplaire provenant de la collection C.N.

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête stylisée (casquée ?) à gauche, la chevelure en quatre grosses mèches, bourrelet périphérique.

Reverse


Reverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Reverse description : Personnage marchant à droite, tenant une lance de la main droite et un bouclier rond de la gauche.

Commentary


Au revers, le personnage ailé serait en fait un guerrier tenant un bouclier sur certains exemplaires.

Historical background


Remes (Region Reims)

(Second - first century BC)

Remi was one of the most powerful nations of Gaul and faithful allies of the Romans. The territory of the Remi extended on the current Champagne, along the Aisne. They had for neighbors Aduatuci the Treviri the Médiomatriques, Lingones, the Suessiones the Bellovaci and Nerviens. They denounced the coalition Caesar Belgian people 57 BC belonged, the Suessiones who shared the same laws and the same judges. Their main oppidum was Bibrax. The civitas capital of the Gallo-Roman period was Durocortorum (Reims). Caesar (Bg. II, 3-5, 7, 12, III, 11, V, 3, 24, 53, 54, 56, VI, 4, 12, 44; VII, 63, 90; VIII, 6, 11) . Strabo (G. IV, 3, 5). Kruta: 70, 313-314, 366.

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